Essays about: "insurgency,"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the word insurgency,.

  1. 1. AU-led Peace Operations : The Case of the AMISOM KDF’s Local Peacebuilding Engagement in Southern Somalia, Jubbaland Region

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Philip Martinsson; Emil Thillberg; [2020]
    Keywords : AU-led Peace Operations; Peacekeeping; Counterinsurgency; Peacebuilding; System-thinking; AMISOM; KDF; Somalia; Jubbaland;

    Abstract : Contemporary peace operations are deployed to increasingly complex, high-risk environments where localised armed groups, often those that can influence the trajectory of the conflict are not at the table, at the same time militaries are mandated to facilitate social, economic and political transformative processes in recovered areas. By the opening of the twenty-first century, the distinction between peacebuilding and military interventions converged both in policy and practice and increasing pressure are placed on the troop contributing countries to adapt to the dynamics of ‘multidimensional peace operations’. READ MORE

  2. 2. AU-Led Peace Operations : The Case of the AMISOM KDF’s Local Peacebuilding Engagement in Southern Somalia, Jubbaland Region

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Thillberg Emil; Martinsson Philip; [2020]
    Keywords : AU-led Peace Operations; Peacekeeping; Counterinsurgency; Peacebuilding; System-thinking; AMISOM; KDF; Somalia; Jubbaland;

    Abstract : Contemporary peace operations are deployed to increasingly complex, high-risk environments where localised armed groups, often those that can influence the trajectory of the conflict are not at the table, at the same time militaries are mandated to facilitate social, economic and political transformative processes in recovered areas. By the opening of the twenty-first century, the distinction between peacebuilding and military interventions converged both in policy and practice and increasing pressure are placed on the troop-contributing countries to adapt to the dynamics of ‘multidimensional peace operations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Legitimacy from the bottom-up : Understanding perceived legitimacy of non-state armed actors from a civilian perspective - A case study of Somalia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Michelle Hendrika Julie Nielsen; [2019]
    Keywords : Legitimacy; rebel governance; political order; violence; Somalia;

    Abstract : Non-state armed groups are often countered by military means but non-state armed groups have in many cases proven their resilience and endurance, and they continue to challenge central governments in their efforts to build a peaceful and stable society in many post-conflict societies. We fail to understand why non-state armed actors may supersede central governments in their ability to provide effective governance structures and enjoy legitimacy. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Political Effect of Female Terrorists: Do women become empowered when entering male dominated spheres?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Moa Peldán Carlsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Female Empowerment; Rebel Movements; Representation; Insurgency; Empowerment Mimicry; Female Rebels; Gender Equality;

    Abstract : This quantitative study aims to investigate mechanisms for female empowerment in the context of conflict by examining whether a female entry into armed rebel, insurgent and terrorist movements can lead to an increase of women represented in politics. Three different hypotheses for the relationship are set: that the effect is positive, that the effect is negative and that there is no effect at all. READ MORE

  5. 5. “To shape God, Shape Self”: The Political Manipulation of the Human Body and Reclamation of Space in Octavia E. Butler’s The Parable of the Sower

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Lisa James; [2018]
    Keywords : Butler; human body; space; society; Contemporary America; literature; dystopia; Los Angeles; Southern California; ecology; global warming; sociopolitics; gender; stereotypes; race; ethnicity; stagnation; patriarchy; female voice; hysteria; feminist studies; social reform; movement; migration; nomadology; Octavia Butler; empathy; sympathy; Parable of the Sower; hyperempathy;

    Abstract : This paper considers the role of the human body in Octavia E. Butler’s The Parable of the Sower and the way it interacts with defined space to stage expressive forms of political opposition. READ MORE